English for the workplace (SLPET)

Learn about Australian workplace culture

Get extra help and learn more about work in Australia 

You may be able to eligible for up to 200 hours additional classroom English and support to help you find work in Australia. Our English for the workplace (SLPET) program offers opportunities to

  • Improve English communication skills for work 

  • Understand Australian work culture and processes 

  • Strengthen job-seeking skills 

Undertake work placement with a local employer 

More about English for the workplace (SLPET) program: 

  • 140 to 160 hours of work-related English language tuition 
  • 40 to 60 hours work placement with an employer 
  • Help to create resumés or job applications and prepare for job interviews 
  • Support to find work or further study in your chosen field 

Am I eligible for the workplace (SLPET) program? 

If you want to join the SLPET program you must: 

  • have completed 75% or more of your 510 AMEP tuition hours (with at least 1 AMEP hour remaining) 
  • have attended AMEP in the last 12 months 
  • have basic communication skills for the workplace  
  • be motivated and committed to succeed in the program 
  • be ready to work or study at the end of the program 
The English for the Workplace (SLPET) course helped me to create a good resume, and understand Australian job search processes. All the AMEP teachers were helpful, focused, well-organised, cooperative and supportive.
Fidel - Syria